Bio

“I can only think B I G… As I’m traveling, I pass all boundaries and expectations through my music. I realize the sky is not my limit if I am soon to be among the stars.”- H.B. MONTE

This statement exemplifies the drive and determination that together makes H.B. MONTE an entertainer who’s potential for greatness is evident in all that he has done and all that he is to succeed. His multifaceted talent as a songwriter, recording artist, producer, DJ and Actor is taking the entertainment industry by storm. H.B.’s African, European and Latin background is what exposed him to various genres of music and has directly inspired his innovative style. His infectious, raw energy and rhythmic flow is captivating audiences around the globe, which is recognizably securing him a spot as the industries new upcoming artist.

Popularity grew for H.B. MONTE when he performed with Ludacris during a radio station event in Boston. By 2004, H.B.’s songs had received syndicated radio play which lead him to a live appearance on the CBS Sunday Morning Show. In 2006, H.B., previously known as “Hav-Boy”, internationally toured with top recording artists, such as G-Unit. In 2007-08, he executive produced “Can I Speak to Biggie” (produced by Chris Ward and Joey Bravo of the Individuals) which featured Bizzy Bone, Bobby Valentino, Maino and Chingy. The song was a dedication to Notorious B.I.G., marking the anniversary of his death. Solidifying his position in 2013-16 H.B. quickly gained momentum collaborating with major artists such as Pitbull, T-Pain, Sean Kingston, Trey Songz, Beenie Man and more. With his elaborate and broad range of accomplishments, H.B. MONTE has established both an impressive and ever-growing musical career. Climbing his way up on the journey of stardom, fueled by his drive and determination.

MILESTONES:

- Featured on the remix to T-Pain "Come and Get it" produced by: Big Dawg & Funk D - Released EP world-wide entitled "My Digital Love" which featured: Beenie Man - Wrote and featured on "Bang Like Dynamite" in collaboration with Big Dawg & Lennert Wolfs which Peaked at #9 on the Belgium Top 100 charts and #5 on the i-tunes dance charts - Co-Wrote single for Lennert Wolfs, Honorebel and Emmaly Brown (Finalist from the tv show "The Voice" in Holland) track is entitled "Love Me Longtime" - Collaborated with Grammy award winning Jamaican reggae artist "Beenie Man" for new single entitled "Winner" - Gained notoriety with his T.V. Character "Mockmude Dat Dude" which appeared on the "X-Factor" and other major shows / networks - Released Mixtape hosted by RCA recording artist: PITBULL - Gained major attention world wide with the single " Dumb Stupid Crazy " ; Which lead to the collaboration with Casper (Netherlands Pop Teen Idol). Also various remixes by fellow Dj's and producers.
- Formed the group "My Electric Soul" with Pop artist: Dustin Tavella. - Released singles such as "Echo" and "Photo" with MY ELECTRIC SOUL - School tour with "The Hip-Pop Project" campaign.
- Released debut album entitled “A Page From My Story " in which features Lil Scrappy and others... - Appeared on Chingy's digital album release entitled "1st Quarter"; Which featured the likes of Soulja Boy, H.B. Monte and Gucci Mane. - Collaborated various song placements highlighting H.B.'s song writing talent with artists such as: Chingy, Bone Thugz and Harmony, Sean Kingston, J.Holiday and More...
- Finalized mobile distribution deal with the Nickels Group to distribute Ringtones, Ringback Tones, and Wallpapers world wide. - Collaborated with D.T.P/ DEF JAM recording artist Chingy and Git Fresh (So So Def recording artist's) for the radio leaker entitled "Booty Music Pt.3" which got global attention in the clubs and radio. - Also worked on many remixes and radio leakers which got national and international notoriety such as: JUMPIN' OUT ft. RON BROWZ and H.B.MONTE, ANOTHER ONE (Reggaeton version) ft. CHINGY as well as many others...
-Collaborated with D.T.P / DEF JAM recording artist: Jarvis for the single "Hood Fly". -Arranged and featured on the "Illegal Tender Movie" promo CD which featured Tego Calderon and Rick Gonzalez (Actor). -Worked with producer "Great Scott" on the “Poppin'” Remix a international Chris Brown remix which received major airplay and attention worldwide. -Executive Produced "Can I Speak To Biggie", The 10 Year Anniversary Tribute to The Notorious B.I.G. which featured Maino, Chingy, Bizzy Bone & Hav-Boy…
-Began to work with labels including Russell Simmons Music Group (RSMG), Island Records, G-Unit Records, and Interscope Records. -Toured with Infamous G- Unit -Recorded with RSMG recording artists Black Buddafly, Infamous G-Unit recording artists Mobb Deep and 40 Glocc. -Worked with Grammy nominated producers Rockwilder, Armando Colon, etc.
-Became a regional act for Scion. -Expanded mix CD distribution to an international market. -Hosted and arranged corporate and event mix CD’s.
-Guest appearance on the CBS Sunday Morning Show. Discussed the DJ's roll in hip-hop culture. -Became music program director for Word, the sister company to Truth, the anti-tobacco company. -Began working with major and independent labels including Virgin, SoSo Def, Def Jam and Landspeed. -Gained international recognition as singles began playing on syndicated, international radio shows including the "Full Blast Radio Show". -Contracted as DJ and host for Scion events in the New England market. -Featured on songs with international artists and producers including Telli Bengah, Eric Delisser and T.O.K.
-Joined Saturday Night Showdown with DJ Buck on WWKX 106.3, the number one rhythmic station in Rhode Island.
-Began Havoc Hour, a hip-hop radio show on WBRU 95.5 FM in Providence, RI. -Performed with major artists Fabolous and Ludacris.
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